Press Release: March 5, 2004
"Oracle Essentials: Oracle Database 10g": The All-in-One Source for Understanding the Complexities and Capabilities of Oracle
Sebastopol, CA--Where too-basic, too-broad primers fall short, and intimidating, weighty reference books overwhelm, there's one volume that serves as the perfect introduction to the full range of Oracle features and technologies, including the newly released Oracle Database 10g: Oracle Essentials: Oracle Database 10g (Greenwald, Stackowiak, and Stern, O'Reilly, US $39.95).
Even experienced developers and database administrators will admit that Oracle is an enormous--and enormously challenging--system. And each Oracle version release presents a myriad of new technologies to master. Oracle Database 10g is no exception.
Written by experienced Oracle insiders Rick Greenwald, Robert Stackowiak, and Jonathan Stern, this new edition of the trusted Oracle Essentials distills a vast amount of information into an easy-to-digest volume that covers every aspect of the Oracle database, including the product line, architecture, data structures, networking, concurrency, tuning, and much more.
Focused text, detailed illustrations, and helpful hints deliver an invaluable overview of Oracle Database 10g and its underlying features, principles, concepts, and technology. Database administrators, developers, and managers at all levels of Oracle expertise will learn about:
Neither too complex nor too simplistic, Oracle Essentials: Oracle Database 10g offers the solid foundation that developers and database administrators need to use the Oracle database most effectively and efficiently.
- Chapter 1, "Introducing Oracle"
- More information about the book, including table of contents, index, author bios, and samples
- A cover graphic in JPEG format
Oracle Essentials: Oracle Database 10g, Third Edition
Rick Greenwald, Robert Stackowiak, Jonathan Stern
ISBN 0-596-00585-7, 374 pages, $39.95 US, $57.95 CA
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